Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting/finance or related field. Master's Degree in business desirable. Minimum of five years experience in budgeting finances, or related experience preferably in higher education. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
To assist the Vice President for Student Affairs in managing the accounting and budgetary control procedures and related high-level assignments for the Division of Student Affairs.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Responsible for oversight of division, staffing, finance and budget to include planning and budgeting of Student Affairs resources. Assumes responsibility for implementation of policy with respect to division staff employment and promotion. Manages the accounting and budgetary control procedures; prepares fiscal data including the planning and preparation of budgets and reviewing annual closeout processes. Performs high level administrative assignments as directed by the Vice President. Receives inquiries and responds to questions/requests of a complex or confidential nature. Oversees contractual terms and arrangements with outside vendors serving the division. Assists the Vice President in coordinating and supervising program activities and staff services and development. Provides information pertaining to divisional procedures and policies to individuals within the institution and/or the general public that may involve research, compilation, evaluation, and distribution. Responsible for directing the Regents' Scholars Program, Student Development Travel Fund program. Advises Associate Vice President(s), Assistant Vice President(s), Executive Director(s), Director(s) of Student Affairs in all areas of finance, budget and personnel. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 22496
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